The final trailer for Baby Driver has made its way online, and it has plenty of nice things to say about the filmmaker in charge: writer/director Edgar Wright. Baby Driver follows young getaway driver named Baby (Ansel Elgort) as he performs heists while listening to his own personally-curated playlist of music, designed to ease the tinnitus he sustained from a childhood injury. Unfortunately for Baby, he soon becomes involved in “one last heist” that inevitably goes awry, and his chances of escaping a life of crime with Debora – a young waitress played by Lily James – is squashed by the opposing forces of a gang of bank robbers (costars Jon Hamm, Jamie, Foxx, Jon Bernthal, and Eiza González), led by a veteran kingpin Doc (Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey).
Teased by Wright as being a distinctively “visceral, darker, more cynical” moviegoing experience, the latest creations of the man behind the cult-classic Cornetto Trilogy is shaping up to be unlike anything else currently listed on your local multiplex marquee. Much like the Baby Driver trailers that have come before, the latest preview for Wright’s action/thriller/comedy serves as further proof of exactly that.
The final trailer for Baby Driver, which you can watch above, includes much in the way of enthusiastic quotes from critics, calling attention to the movie’s current 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, after 23 reviews. Centering around all of the fun-fueled mayhem and romantic digressions soon to come in Baby Driver proper, the final trailer sets aside plenty of time to quote many of those positive reviews – painting Wright’s movie as being a stylish and unforgettable marvel of a film.
It’s been four years since a Wright film was released in theaters, due to the time that the filmmaker – following the release of The World’s End in 2013 – spent developing Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man, before ultimately stepping down as director. With the eponymous “Mozart in a go-kart” in the (literal) driver’s seat, Baby Driver is shaping up to be a welcome return for Wright fans the world over.
Based in part on an original idea that he conceived all the way back in 1994 – which eventually found its way to being the source material for a popular music video starring Noel Fielding in 2003 – Wright definitely appears to have a true passion project up his sleeve in Baby Driver. In due time of course, moviegoers will be able to decide for themselves whether or not Baby Driver lives up to all the hype.
Source: Sony Entertainment